Daniel Vásquez

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The most common treatment for patients with hydrocephalus is the surgical implantation of a cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt. Unfortunately, this device, which is critical for lowering intracranial pressure, has a substantial failure rate (40% in the first year). A leading cause of failure is the obstruction of the ventricular catheter. The goal of this(More)
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The Dental Directory has become the first external organisation to supply Geistlich Biomaterials in the UK. It will supply three main product ranges to independent dentists alongside Geistlich's dedicated team, who also offer expert advice and support to clinicians. Geistlich has a 160-year heritage and specialises in the research, development , manufacture(More)
INTRODUCTION: Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is a tropical disease that affects millions of individuals worldwide. The current drugs for CL may be effective but have serious side effects; hence, alternatives are urgently needed. Although plant-derived materials are used for the treatment of various diseases in 80% of the global population, the validation of(More)
Disseminated leishmaniasis (DL) is a poorly described disease that is frequently misdiagnosed as other clinical manifestations of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) such as diffuse CL or post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis. Twenty-seven cases of DL diagnosed between 1997 and 2015 are described. A higher prevalence was observed in men (mean age 32 years). The(More)
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